How To Spell act?

Correct spelling: act

What does the abbreviation act mean?

Google Ngram Viewer results for act:

This graph shows how "act" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for act?

  1. " And this is the act of a friend. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  2. He must act alone; there was no other way. – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  3. Wait until I'm called, mother; then there's time to act – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  4. If not, Warfield could hurry Lorraine away before Swan could act in the matter. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  5. Mrs. Prevost was at her wits' end how to act – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  6. Lord Eskdale will act with you. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  7. It was impossible: he would speak, he would act – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  8. You see, when the honeymoon's over, I shall have to get to work again on that last act and your mother does talk a good deal. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  9. No, I do not expect you to act upon it. – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  10. I mean to act for myself, and not be frightened out of doing what I think right, because the world says this and that. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope

What are the translations for act?

Chinese words for Act

行事, 法令, 举动, 玩意, 饰演.

Dutch words for Act

handelen, daad, handeling, optreden, functioneren, zich gedragen, acteren, opereren, ondernemen, ageren, toneelspelen.

French words for Act

tenir, jouer, procéder, fonctionner, loi, agir, jouer la comédie, acte.

German words for Act

Vorgehen, Haltung, Darbietung, auftreten, darstellen, ansetzen, verfahren, Akte, geben, Funktionieren, Handlung, arbeiten, wirken, spielen, Action, Handeln, Gesetz, Akt, Tat, Schau, agieren, Pose, Geste, Aufzug, reagieren, Maßnahmen ergreifen, mimen, schauspielern, vorspielen, Theater spielen.

Italian words for Act

azione, atto, legge, agire, provvedimento, operare, comportarsi.

Japanese words for Act

行為, アクト, 作為, しうち, 仕業, 為業, しょい, 所行, 立ち振る舞う, 立振舞, しわざ, しょぎょう, 所業, たちふるまう, 立ち振る舞い, たちふるまい, 立ち振舞う.

Polish word for Act


Portuguese words for Act

fazer, atitude, feito, atuar, lei, ato, intervir, dissimular.

Russian words for Act

акт, деяние.

Spanish words for Act

hacer, funcionar, actuar, interpretar, representar, accionar, pretender, acto, ley, actuación, comportarse, tomar medidas, fingir, gesto, disimular, decreto, rutina, obrar, conducirse.